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09: European security in the age of hybrid threats: Rethinking military and civilian cooperation?

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Breakout / Global power
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Hybrid threats from state and non-state actors pose a major challenge to European security. Measures against the targeted influence on society, the economy and politics require effective civil-military cooperation at the national and the European level. Which are the challenges that most require such a targeted civil-military approach?

Professor, Department of Legal Philosophy, University of Vienna
Ambassador-at-Large for Hybrid Threats, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Lithuania, Vilnius
Head, EU Hybrid Fusion Cell, European External Action Service, Brussels
Director, Operations Command and Control Division, Austrian Federal Ministry of Defence, Vienna
Director, Community of Interest on Vulnerabilities and Resilience, Hybrid Center of Excellence, Helsinki
Communication Officer, Security and Defence, European External Action Service, Brussels

DDr. Christian M. STADLER

Professor, Department of Legal Philosophy, University of Vienna

Magisterium, Rechtswissenschaften, Universität Wien Doktorat, Rechtswissenschaften, Universität Wien Univ.Ass., Institut für Rechtsphilosophie, Universität Wien Magisterium, Philosophie und Germanistik, Universität Wien Ordentlicher Präsenzdienst beim Österreichischen Bundesheer (FMTS) Doktorat, Philosophie, Universität Wien Promotion sub auspiciis praesidentis rei publicae zum Doktor der Philosophie, Universität Wien Aufnahme in die Wissenschaftskommission des BMLVS, Wien Vortragstätigkeit, Theresianischen Militärakademie, Wiener Neustadt Vortragstätigkeit, Landesverteidigungsakademie, Wiener Neustadt Habilitation, Rechtsphilosophie, Universität Wien Ao.Univ.Prof., Rechtsphilosophie, Universität Wien Vortragender, Generalstabslehrgang, Österreichisches Bundesheer, Wien Vortragender, Strategischen Führungslehrgang, Österreichisches Bundesheer, Wien Projekt „eLaw-Tune-In“ 4-jähriges eLearning-Projekt, Universität Wien Lehrtätigkeit, Sicherheitsakademie des Bundes, Wien FFG-KIRAS-Projekt: SKILL - Rechtsethische GSK-Studie FFG-KIRAS-Projekt: SafeCon - Rechtsethische GSK-Studie Vortragstätigkeit, Bundesministerium für Inneres, Wien Expertenrat für Integration, Bundesministerium für Inneres, Wien FFG-KIRAS-Projekt: RelCon .- Rechtsethische GSK-Studie FFG-KIRAS-Projekt: FlexDetect - Rechtsethische GSK-Studie Abteilungsleiter, Polemologie und Rechtsethik, Institut für Rechtsphilosophie, Landesverteidigungsakademie, Wien Migrationsrat für Österreich, Bundesministerium für Inneres, Wien Migrationskommission, Bundesministerium für Inneres, Wien
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Array Eitvydas BAJARUNAS

Ambassador-at-Large for Hybrid Threats, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Lithuania, Vilnius

 Eitvydas Bajarūnas currently is Ambassador-at-Large for Hybrid Threats at the MFA of the Republic of Lithuania. Previously he held various overseas postings - Ambassador to Sweden and Consul General of Lithuania in Saint Petersburg (Russia). He also served at the Mission of Lithuania at NATO (Brussels, Belgium). E.Bajarūnas was Political Director at the MFA, director of several units of the MFA (Europe Department, Department of Bilateral Relations, Foreign Policy Planning Division, etc) and the MoD. E.Bajarūnas also was Diplomatic Adviser of the President of Lithuania and Consultant of NATO Affairs Commission, Seimas (Parliament) of Lithuania. Ambassador E.Bajarūnas is Chairman of the Board of Easter European Studies Centre (Vilnius), member of the Editorial Board of the "Lithuanian Annual Strategic Review" of the Military Academy of Lithuania, member of the Steering Board of the European Centre of Excellence for Countering Hybrid Threats (Helsinki) and member of the Governing Board of the European Humanities University (Vilnius). He undertook extensive education and training. He graduated Royal College of Defence Studies, London, UK, EU Senior Mission Leaders Course, conducted by European Security and Defence College and Folke Bernadotte Academy (Sweden) in Brussels and Bruges, Belgium, Courses in International Relations (Swedish Institute of International Affairs), Stockholm, Sweden, Courses in International Security, NATO (SHAPE) School, Oberammergau, Germany, School of International Relations, Central European University, Prague, the Czech Republic, etc. E.Bajarūnas holds Master of Arts in International Relations, King’s College London, UK and Diploma in Applied Mathematics, Vilnius University, Faculty of Mathematics, Lithuania. E.Bajarūnas is author of numerous articles in Lithuania and abroad on Lithuanian and Baltic-Nordic security, Russia’s foreign and security policy and hybrid threats. He is fluent in English, Russian, have knowledge in French, Polish, and Swedish.

Array David HUNTER

Head, EU Hybrid Fusion Cell, European External Action Service, Brussels

MA (Hons), English Literature; St Peter's College, Oxford University Postgraduate Studies (PGCE), English and Drama, Homerton College, Cambridge University. Secondary School Teacher, English Language and Literature. Policy and Communications Officer, ACEVO (Association of Chief Executives of Voluntary Organisations), London Press Officer, UK Ministry of Defence, London Research Analyst, UK Ministry of Defence, London Senior Research Analyst, UK Ministry of Defence, London Policy Lead, UK-Ukraine Defence Relations UK, Ministry of Defence, London
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Array Christian RIENER

Director, Operations Command and Control Division, Austrian Federal Ministry of Defence, Vienna

Enlisted and non-commissioned officer & squad and platoon leader, Infantry Regiment Student, Theresien Military Academy, Wr. Neustadt Company Commander mechanized; staff officer S1 battalion level; military assistant to the battalion commander, Anti-Tank Company Student, 16th national joint command and general staff course at National Defence Academy; student, political science, University of Vienna Teacher, Operations and tactics, National Defence Academy, Vienna Chief of staff & deputy commander, 4th Mechanized Infantry Brigade, Linz Head, Tactical Education and Training Section, National Defence Academy, Vienna Head, Tactical Education and Training Section, National Defence Academy, Vienna Commander, 4th Mechanized Infantry Brigade, Linz
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Array Jukka SAVOLAINEN

Director, Community of Interest on Vulnerabilities and Resilience, Hybrid Center of Excellence, Helsinki

Naval Academy Commanding officer & Head of operations, Archipelago Sea Coast Guard District Staff officer & Head of unit for EU affairs, Border Guard Headquarters Counsellor for border security, Finnish Permanent Representation to the EU; National expert, General Secretariat of the Council of the EU, DG H - Justice and Home Affairs, Brussels Director for International Affairs, Border Guard Headquarters, Ministry of the Interior, Helskinki Deputy Chief, Border and Coast Guard Division, Border Guard Headquarter, Ministry of the Interior, Helsinki Head of Mission, EU Police Mission in Afghanistan, Kabul Commander, West Finland Coast Guard District
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Mag. B.A. Raphaela ENGEL

Communication Officer, Security and Defence, European External Action Service, Brussels

Student, University of Vienna Student, University of Oxford Military Policy Division, Federal Ministry of Defence and Sports, Vienna EU Department, Military Policy Division, Austrian Ministry of Defence and Sports, Vienna Security Policy Advisor, Austrian Ministry of Defence and Sports, Directorate for Security Policy, Vienna
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25.08.2018

11:30 - 14:30My Europe – My StoryPartner
15:00 - 16:30OpeningPlenary
17:00 - 18:30New perspectives on EU enlargementPlenary
19:30 - 21:30Drink receptionSocial

26.08.2018

06:30 - 07:30DER STANDARD Morning BriefingPlenary
06:30 - 07:30POLITICO Morning BriefingPlenary
07:00 - 10:00Alpbach Hikes: Hiking with pioneers – Mindfulness in educationPartner
08:00 - 10:30Breakout Session 01: Whoever has the money has the power? The future financing of the EUBreakout
08:00 - 10:30Breakout Session 02: EU-Russia relations: Attempting a cool-headed analysisBreakout
08:00 - 10:30Breakout Session 03: Citizens don’t bite: Experiences and learnings from successful participation projects in EuropeBreakout
08:00 - 10:30Breakout Session 04: European security and the Mediterranean: A simulationBreakout
08:00 - 10:30Breakout Session 05: A world without nukes? The impact of the UN Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear WeaponsBreakout
08:00 - 10:30Breakout Session 06: Women and youth empowerment: The Sustainable Development Goals in practiceBreakout
08:00 - 10:30Breakout Session 07: Democracies under pressure: Civil society and populismBreakout
08:00 - 10:30Breakout Session 08: Implementing the SDGs: The challenges countries face and the solutions they offerBreakout
08:00 - 10:30Breakout Session 09: European security in the age of hybrid threats: Rethinking military and civilian cooperation?Breakout
13:00 - 14:15Sovereignty in the EU: Who decides?Plenary
15:00 - 16:15Democracies under pressurePlenary
16:30 - 18:30Green Finance: Private capital against climate changePartner
16:30 - 18:30Lessons from the best: What we can learn from Europe’s most sustainable regionsPartner
16:45 - 18:15The subsidiarity principle under scrutinyPlenary
18:00 - 20:00European-Israeli DinnerSocial
18:15 - 19:00POLITICO Happy HourSocial

27.08.2018

06:30 - 07:30DER STANDARD Morning BriefingPlenary
06:30 - 07:30POLITICO Morning BriefingPlenary
07:00 - 10:00Alpbach Hikes: Hiking with pioneers – Mindfulness in politicsPartner
08:00 - 10:30Breakout Session 10: Living the Swiss militia principle: Ensuring resilience through involvementBreakout
08:00 - 10:30Breakout Session 11: Israel: Can democracy exist without peace?Breakout
08:00 - 10:30Breakout Session 12: Defending democracy in the digital age: From theory to practiceBreakout
08:00 - 10:30Breakout Session 13: The end of oil: Global systems in transitionBreakout
08:00 - 10:30Breakout Session 14: Are you acting or reacting? Countering climate change through new partnershipsBreakout
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08:00 - 10:30Breakout Session 16: Promoting sustainable developmentBreakout
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11:00 - 12:45From grey to green: Green infrastructure as a way out of the biodiversity crisisPartner
12:30 - 13:45Global power shifts: Implications for Europe and AsiaPlenary
14:15 - 15:45European Union – Russia: What to do?Plenary
16:15 - 17:15The future of the EU: Priorities of the Austrian EU Council PresidencyPlenary

28.08.2018

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